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Teaching Union to ballot for strike action

A teaching union has written to the Isle of Man Government over plans to ballot its members for strike action later this month.The Isle of Man Government...
Tuesday, 7 July 2020

New headteacher for Cronk Y Berry School

Alex Quane has been appointed as the new headteacher for Cronk Y Berry School. Mrs Quane has worked in teaching since 1998, including most recently, seven...
Thursday, 25 June 2020

School attendance nears pre-COVID levels

The number of children now back at school in the Isle of Man is close to pre-COVID levels. On Tuesday, more than 92% of primary and 86% of secondary age pupils...
Wednesday, 24 June 2020

Independent review of education department's partnership with schools

The Council of Ministers has commissioned an independent review of how the Department of Education, Sport and Culture works with the Island’s primary and...
Monday, 22 June 2020

Plans to get children back in school ramped up

Plans to get all children back to school are being ramped up after the Chief Minister revealed the Island will become the first place in the British Isles to...
Friday, 12 June 2020

Speech: Chrissy Callaghan's statement on COVID-19 - 8 June 2020

Thank you Minister and good afternoon everyone,  We have over 50 Registered Nurseries and Playgroups and 75 Registered Childminders on the island at present...
Monday, 8 June 2020

Island schools and nurseries prepare for next phase

The Isle of Man Government is working closely with schools as they prepare to reopen later this month. Most schools were closed on 23 March, with the...
Friday, 5 June 2020

Local firms offer help to retrieve students’ possessions

A number of local firms have offered to work with the Isle of Man Government to help students retrieve their possessions from the UK. Many who returned to the...
Monday, 1 June 2020

Minister Allinson’s Statement on COVID-19 - 25 May 2020

Good afternoon and I hope you have had a good Bank Holiday weekend.  I would like to start today by going through the latest figures;  The...
Monday, 25 May 2020

Remote learning plans accelerated to support home schooling

The Isle of Man Government is working closely with schools to help teachers use technology to offer the best possible education whilst children are unable to...
Thursday, 21 May 2020
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